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in multiple environments. urban environment, devert environment, and so on. >> phillip is with the washington guardian. awarded the army their hammer award. >> $6 million on development to the uniforms. >> with the wars in afghanistan and iraq, the army replaced the familiar green and brown fatigues with a lighter tan and brown pattern better suited to desert environments. but as the army soon learned, not all deserts are the same. >> the uniform was much more effective in iraq than it was in afghanistan. >> forcing the army to spend millions of dollars to come up with a pattern better suited for afghanistan. the soldier on the left in the new pattern blends in better than the soldier on the right with the old one. >> the mistake that the army learned from. >> part of that solution may mean that soldiers in the future may need more closet space. >> one thing they are looking at is multiple uniforms, multiple camouflage, instead of having a single, one size, fits all. >> 9news. >> not since nancy kerrigan took a sledge hammer to the knee have we had a bizarre story like this. u.s. spe
to a very hostile environment. >> are you ready for that? >> i know i'm ready for that because i've been trained the last five years. >> reporter: baumgartner, a 43-year-old australian and elite sky diver will rise before daybreak and be lifted by a capsule. the assent will take three hours. temperatures will fall as low as minus 70 degrees. once he jump, baumgartner wearing a pressurized suit will be in free fall for five minutes. his top speed could hit 700 miles per hour. he'll become the first human in free fall to break the speed of sound. >> nobody can tell me what happens to the human body in free fall when you supply super sonic speed. >> reporter: joe kitinger has held the skydiving record since 1960 free falling 84 feet up. he's helping to train baumgartner. >> we have better suits and better equipment but the danger is still there. hasn't changed a bit. >> reporter: nasa and the u.s. air force will monitor baumgartner's jump to learn about high altitude limits on the human body. >> are you understandably nervous about that? >> oh, yes. >> reporter: baumgartner says he's also c
learning environment. >> since marymount is so diverse, i think it really enhances our campus. one, we are a small campus, so the fact that i know people from all over the world really makes my college experience that much better. >> reporter: in arlington peggy fox, 9 news now. >> marymount says it is one of the most diverse schools in the entire region. >>> we've got new information tonight as we track the movements of a sexual predator in fairfax county so you can protect yourself and your family. police say a woman claims she was fondled by a man between september 9th and 13th along cumberland drive near dinwiddie street in springfield, the sixth one in the area since the beginning of september with this serial fondler. >>> he's hit .333 in the big leagues and launches this one to the left, morse going back, look it up and it's gone! >> and that three-run home run at the top of the 2nd pretty much told the tale for the nats. the team fell to the cardinals 8-0 to give st. louis a 2-1 lead in the national league division series. we've got team coverage of the game tonight. kristen b
. >> and the university is looking foremost to whether or not it has an environment in which african americans or hispanic students don't feel like spokespersons for their races. >> reporter: abigail fisher's lawyer bert rein calls college diversity important but not if it discriminates. >> the absence of equal protection was a sin in this country for a long, long time and we're simply trying to say those rights belong to everybody. >> reporter: several of the justices seem conflicted about that 2003 decision that allows the use of race to achieve college diversity. the author of that decision, sandra day o'connor, was watching these arguments in the courtroom. scott, either way, the future of affirmative action at hundreds of colleges and universities is now in play and riding on this decision. >> pelley: wyatt, as you mentioned, enrollment at the university of texas is nearly 50% white, about 18.5% hispanic, 15% asian and 4.5% black. anna werner found that on the campus, opinions are divided. >> and this is the famous photo -- >> reporter: heman sweatt's great uncle went on to become the first african a
on water is being threatened by changes in the environment. and john blackstone tells us about that. >> reporter: on the shores of washington state's olympic peninsula, bill deweya a farmer, a shellfish farmer. he's been raising oysters, clams, and muscles for 30 years. >> i'm in shellfish heaven. >> reporter: the hatchery pumps in sea water to nurture baby oysters. this looks just like dark water when you first look at it. >> right. that's what it looks like. but in fact there's 20 million baby oysters in this little tank in front of us here. >> reporter: but suddenly the ocean water is preventing new oysters from forming shells. they die. >> it disostles the shells of the oysters. >> reporter: they're very nucial. he described the die-off to hundreds of scientists in monterey, california. they call is ocean acidification, and with google, produced a globe showing the long-term impact. the deepening red illustrates the expected rise in ocean acid levels over the next three centuries. what is turning the oceans to acid is carbon dioxide from cars and factories. 30% of co2 released i
into politics out of an ideological background. maybe the academic environment or as a writer. or some people come out of a practical background. he comes out of a practical business background. the reason i like him as president is this is what we need right now. we need a practical man. i think president obama is overwhelmed by too much ideology too often. can't see his way through it. i think he has an unrealistic view of the islamic extremist movement. i think it's almost like a fantasy world about it. >> all right, mayor rudy giuliani, good to see you. thank you so much. >>> this morning, jerry hughes is saying in his own words that he didn't do it. armen keteyian is in bellefonte, pennsylvania, where a judge is about to sentence the former penn state assistant football coach. armen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today is judgment day for jerry hughes. his sentencing coming a bit more than three months after he was convicted of 45 counts of sexually abusing ten young boys. sandusky is expected to do what he did not do at his trial, to stand up and profess his innocence. but la
to support, provide a gay friendly environment and so they're hoping to harness that pride to convince folks to vote for this question that's on the ballot. they know that young people are overwhelmingly in support of same sex marriage. that is what polls have shown, but people over 65 are less so and so these young people on these campuses are hoping to convince their parents, their friends, their relatives to vote for question 6. >> we need your help. too many people might just skip the questions. some people might not really understand the importance of this. there's going to be a lot of negative ads that are going to be on the television set. we need your help if we're going to win on november 6th. >> reporter: there's another controversy going on at galludet university, a question of a chief diversity officer there being put on administrative leave because she signed the petition that would have brought same sex marriage to the ballot. we're going to have that story coming up at 6:00. back to you. >> thank you, bruce. >>> well, the national zoo says liver failure and underdeveloped lun
himself says it's his way of trying to motivate his wife to lose weight. >> we set up the environment of the system and then she will self-sabotage. >> but it's actually creating anxiety, damaging their marriage and contributing to melinda's weight gain. >> basically i just want to sleep. >> on top of that he has a phd in behavioral psychology? this is cruel. >> springfield, virginia nutritionist alana sugar says she actually sees a lot of clients like this going through the same thing, wives referred to her by their husbands who berate them about their weight. she says the results are damaging and can take a long time to reverse. >> they'll become a closet eater later. they'll stuff themselves with their ice cream or their high fat high calorie high sugar comfort food later on because that's what's nourishing for nurturing for them. >> words are powerful and internal words are extremely powerful. that's why you're saying you've got to find something positive to define the new day. >> and some women do break the fat attack cycle. >> if she were to lose weight, get slender, healthy, ph
come to live with and work with there for the environment we had. we felt we needed more, not less. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department we need this. and the answer kept coming back as -- >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons i don't know. >> do those believe that if in fact those security teams had not been withdrawn although they can't really know the answer to this, but they may have been able to resist the attack and save lives? >> they talked about that. colonel wood wonders, says armed members of his military team as well as the companion state department team would have traveled to benghazi with ambassador wood. on that day, the u.s. was down 34 highly trained security officers in libya compared to six months before. the state department told officials sorting through everything they don't see evidence of a lot of security requests that were denied. charlie? >> sharyl attkisson, thank you. you can see more of this story tonight on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. gas prices continue to skyrocket in california.
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